Bill giving protections to Uber drivers, others moves ahead

[ad_1] Dozens of supporters of a measure to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. If approved by the legislature and signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, AB5, by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, would require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat […]

Office sharing startup WeWork cuts valuation target ahead of IPO

[ad_1] WeWork, the startup seeking to revolutionize commercial real estate with shared office space, has slashed its valuation target ahead of a share offering WeWork has slashed its valuation target by more than half after setting an ambitious goal for the fast-growing office-sharing startup, sources familiar with the company said Thursday. WeWork’s parent The We […]

Facebook tightens rules for political ads ahead of US elections

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Facebook said Wednesday it would tighten its rules for political ad spending ahead of the 2020 US elections, notably by requiring more information about who is paying for campaign messages. The move is the latest by Facebook to crack down on efforts to deceive or manipulate users after the social […]

Bargain-hunting robocars could spell the end for downtown parking – cities need to plan ahead now

[ad_1] What does a future full of AVs mean for all the spaces reserved for downtown parking? Credit: Kris Cros/Unsplash, CC BY Imagine a scene from the near-future: You get dropped off downtown by a driverless car. You slam the door and head into your office or appointment. But then where does the autonomous vehicle […]

Bargain-hunting robocars could spell the end for downtown parking – cities need to plan ahead now

[ad_1] What does a future full of AVs mean for all the spaces reserved for downtown parking? Credit: Kris Cros/Unsplash, CC BY Imagine a scene from the near-future: You get dropped off downtown by a driverless car. You slam the door and head into your office or appointment. But then where does the autonomous vehicle […]